Definitions for ocherˈoʊ kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•cherˈoʊ kər(n.)

or o•chre

  1. any of a class of natural earths, mixtures of hydrated oxide of iron with various earthy materials, ranging in color from pale yellow to orange and red, and used as pigments.

    Category: Mineralogy, Fine Arts

  2. the color of this; pale to orangish or reddish yellow.

    Category: Fine Arts

Origin of ocher:

1350–1400; ME oker < OF ocre < L ōchra < Gk ṓchra yellow ocher

o′chroid(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ocher, ochre(noun)

    a moderate yellow-orange to orange color

  2. ocher, ochre(adj)

    any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment

  3. ocher, ochre(adj)

    of a moderate orange-yellow color

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